On LifeOn Life
Nicholas J. Pappas
'Do you believe we can know the truth about all things, or are there things we simply can never know the truth about?' This quote from On Life captures the spirit of the book. In it, four friends Director, Friend, Artist, and Scientist pursue, in short dialogues, the truth about such topics as love, happiness, madness, belief, and pleasure. The cha ...
Number of pages: 226 | Publication Date: 2015-03-20 | ISBN-13: 9781628941333

On the Advantage and Disadvantage of History for Life (Hackett Classics)On the Advantage and Disadvantage of History for Life (Hackett Classics)
Friedrich Nietzsche
(Part II of Thoughts Out of Season) ...
Number of pages: 70 | Publication Date: 1980-06-15 | ISBN-13: 9780915144945

Life, Death, and MeaningLife, Death, and Meaning
David Benatar
Do our lives have meaning? Should we create more people? Is death bad? Should we commit suicide? Would it be better to be immortal? Should we be optimistic or pessimistic? Since Life, Death, and Meaning: Key Philosophical Readings on the Big Questions first appeared, David Benatar's distinctive anthology designed to introduce students to the key ex ...
Number of pages: 472 | Publication Date: 2010-01-16 | ISBN-13: 9781442201705

Life, Death, and MeaningLife, Death, and Meaning
Do our lives have meaning? Should we create more people? Is death bad? Should we commit suicide? Would it be better to be immortal? Should we be optimistic or pessimistic? Since Life, Death, and Meaning: Key Philosophical Readings on the Big Questions first appeared, David Benatar's distinctive anthology designed to introduce students to the key ex ...
Number of pages: 484 | Publication Date: 2016-03-28 | ISBN-13: 9781442258334

On PurposeOn Purpose
Paul Froese
What is your purpose in life? This simple question motivates some of our most life-altering decisions, deeply-held beliefs, and profound emotions, as well as the choices we make every single day. How we derive meaning from our existence is crucial to finding happiness, developing relationships, and building societies. In On Purpose, Paul Froese bri ...
Number of pages: 256 | Publication Date: 2016-01-06 | ISBN-13: 9780199948901

The Philosophical IThe Philosophical I
Philosophy is shaped by life and life is shaped by philosophy. This is reflected in The Philosophical I, a collection of 16 autobiographical essays by prominent philosophers. Candid and philosophically insightful, these personal narratives critically call into question the belief that philosophy should be kept separate from the personal experience ...
Number of pages: 328 | Publication Date: 2002-11-19 | ISBN-13: 9780742513426

Think on These ThingsThink on These Things
Jiddu Krishnamurti
‘The material contained in this volume was originally presented in the form of talks to students, teachers and parents in India, but its keen penetration and lucid simplicity will be deeply meaningful to thoughtful people everywhere, of all ages, and in every walk of life. Krishnamurti examines with characteristic objectivity and insight the expr ...
Number of pages: 272 | Publication Date: 1989-10-11 | ISBN-13: 9780060916091

Tragic Sense of LifeTragic Sense of Life
Miguel de Unamuno
Tragic Sense of Life is a book of philosophical reflection which considers the nature and transience of humanity, the trials - physical, societal and emotional - of existence, together with death and the afterlife. A superb treatise whereby the author's intellect is unleashed upon a variety of questions, this text combines the passionate livelines ...
Number of pages: 210 | Publication Date: 2018-04-18 | ISBN-13: 9781717129949

Are We Alone?Are We Alone?
Paul Davies
Scientists and governments are actively searching for signs of life in the universe. Will their efforts meet with success? Award-winning author Paul Davies, an eminent scientist who writes with the flair of a science fiction writer, explores the ramifications that the discovery of extraterrestrial life would have for our science, our religions, and ...
Number of pages: 176 | Publication Date: 1996-06-28 | ISBN-13: 9780465004195

Exploring the Life of the SoulExploring the Life of the Soul
John Hanwell Riker
In this book, John Hanwell Riker develops and expands the conceptual framework of self psychology in order to offer contemporary readers a naturalistic ground for adopting an ethical way of being in the world. Riker stresses the need to find a balance between mature narcissism and ethics, to address and understand differences among people, and to r ...
Number of pages: 194 | Publication Date: 2017-02-03 | ISBN-13: 9781498543903

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